Eric Stewart: Running Off At The Mouth

Tag: android

A Day With CyanogenMod 9

by on May.20, 2012, under Cell Phones & Providers, Technology

Okay … so given the access to something like Nandroid, I decided to give the CyanogenMod 9 Beta 3 a try on the Samsung Epic 4G. Here’s a few notes and pointers. Thing is, I probably won’t need that Nandroid backup …




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(Not Even) A Day With CyanogenMod 7.2

by on May.15, 2012, under Cell Phones & Providers, Technology

I bit the bullet and decided to switch my Samsung Epic 4G to CyanogenMod 7.2 (RC 2). Here’s my advice on the install process and initial impressions.







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A Couple of Days With The Droid2

by on Jan.02, 2011, under Cell Phones & Providers, Technology

My new place of employment provides some employees with cell phones. Currently, that phone is a Droid2. Here’s what I have to say about my experiences with mine.







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Android: Second GMail Account Calendar

by on Nov.15, 2010, under Cell Phones & Providers, Technology, The Internet

A quickie post explaining how to get the calendar from your second GMail account onto your Android device. Also: Calendar colors, and holidays!







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“can’t establish a reliable data connection to the server”

by on Nov.10, 2010, under Cell Phones & Providers, Networking, Technology, The Internet

My university/soon to be former employer has their student (or former student) email run by Google. When attempting to add my GMail account as a second account on my Samsung Epic, I would get this error. Read on for my solution and pointers …







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App Spotlight: Handcent SMS

by on Oct.11, 2010, under Cell Phones & Providers, Technology

I got it for the ability to customize SMS tones per contact. I kept it for the additional features …







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App Spotlight: AppBrain

by on Oct.07, 2010, under Cell Phones & Providers, Technology

The first in what might be a series of posts on apps I personally rate very highly and think most users would find incredibly useful, I write up what I know and like about AppBrain. (And I actually make it through a post without referencing the phone I use it on!)







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Some Android SMS Questions Answered

by on Sep.17, 2010, under Cell Phones & Providers, Technology

I’m seeing a lot of questions on the Samsung Epic 4G forums that I participate in regarding changing SMS tones or replacing the default SMS application. Here’s a collection of how-to’s regarding the topic.







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Battery Life on the Samsung Epic 4G

by on Sep.16, 2010, under Cell Phones & Providers, Technology

A couple of little snippets of advice about extending the battery life of your Samsung Epic.







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Samsung Epic 4G: vs the Palm Pre, Apps, Tips

by on Sep.06, 2010, under Cell Phones & Providers, Technology

Just under a week, a post about what I miss from the Palm Pre (and in a few cases, what Google needs to fix fast), what I really like about my Samsung Epic 4G, and tips for the average Epic user.







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